Autumn/Fall 2024
Potentially

RAC Arena, Perth, Western Australia

Potential contest
5 rounds contest @ Flyweight
24-11-0
12-2-0

The tape

31
Age
28
5' 4" / 163 cm
Height
5' 9" / 174 cm
66.5" / 169 cm
Reach
68.5" / 174 cm

Full record

SD 5KO 3UD 3KO 1SUB 2
Form
UD 5KO 2UD 3UD 3
24
Wins
12
11
By KO
2
46
KO%
17
3
By Sub
6
13
SUB%
50
11
Losses
2
3
Stopped
0
3
Tapped
0
0
Draws
0
2010
Debut
2016
36
Bouts
14
78
Rounds
32
5 hours, 28 minutes
Fight Time
2 hours, 18 minutes

Current rankings @ Flyweight

4
UFC
9
-
Bellator
-
5
Tapology
8

Kai Kara France vs Steve Erceg preview

When is France vs Erceg?

Kai Kara France could potentially face the challenge of Steve Erceg, in Autumn/Fall 2024 at RAC Arena in Perth.

The fight would be contested over 5 rounds in the Flyweight division, which means the weight limit would be 125 pounds (8.9 stone or 56.7 KG).

France vs Erceg stats

Kai Kara France would step into the octagon with a record of 24 wins, 11 losses and 0 draws, 11 of those wins coming by the way of knock out and 3 by submission.

Steve Erceg would make his way to the cage with a record of 12 wins, 2 losses and 0 draws, 2 of those wins coming by knock out and 6 by submission.

Steve Erceg will mark his 4th fight for them, having made his own debut for the promotion in 2023.

Kai Kara France's UFC record currently stands at 7-4-0, while Steve Erceg's comes in at 3-1-0.

The stats suggest France would have a large advantage in power over Erceg, boasting a 46% knock out percentage over Erceg's 17%.

If the fight goes to the ground, their records suggest Erceg would have a massive advantage over France, boasting a 50% submission rate over France's 13%.

Kai Kara France is the older man by 3 years, at 31 years old.

Erceg has a height advantage of 5 inches over France. This also extends to a 2-inch reach advantage.

France is currently the more experienced professional fighter, having had 21 more fights, and made his debut in 2010, 5 years and 2 months earlier than Erceg, whose first professional fight was in 2016. He has fought 46 more professional rounds, 78 to Erceg's 32.

France vs Erceg form

France has beaten 2 of his last 5 opponents, stopping 1 of them, going to the judges once.

In his last fight, he lost to Amir Albazi at UFC Fight Night – Kara-France vs. Albazi on 3rd June 2023 by split decision in their 5 round contest at UFC Apex, Las Vegas, United States.

Previous to that, he had been beaten by Brandon Moreno at UFC 277 on 30th July 2022 by knockout in the 3rd round in their championship fight at Madison Square Garden, New York City.

Going into that contest, he had won against Askar Askarov at UFC Fight Night Columbus on 26th March 2022 by unanimous decision in their 3 round contest at Nationwide Arena, Columbus.

Before that, he had beaten Cody Garbrandt at UFC 269 on 11th December 2021 by knockout in the 1st round at UFC APEX, Las Vegas.

He had been defeated by Brandon Royval at UFC 253 on 26th September 2020 by submission in the 2nd round at UFC Fight Island, Abu Dhabi, United Arab Emirates.

Activity check

France's last 5 fights have come over a period of 3 years, 7 months and 22 days, meaning he has been fighting on average every 8 months and 23 days. In those fights, he fought a total of 14 rounds, meaning that they have lasted 2.8 rounds on average.

Erceg's last 4 fights have come over a period of 11 months and 8 days, meaning he has been fighting on average every 2 months and 26 days. In those fights, he fought a total of 13 rounds, meaning that they have lasted 3.3 rounds on average.

What are the odds on France vs Erceg?

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